Tag: Glenwood

IM04 – RAGBRAI 2016 Day 1

Glenwood, Iowa to Shenandoah, Iowa Distance: 54.1 miles Ascent: 2,029 feet http://cyclemeter.com/51ced2364be66c17/Cycle-20160724-0706 Cumulative Distance this tour: 56.9 miles A very muggy night last night – no discernible breezes. I actually did not sleep badly but Phil got almost no sleep, stating that his sleeping bag was useless and way too warm to use. I do understand that. Accordingly, Phil got up early and packed up. He waited for Jack and me for a while, but I think when he saw how leisurely we were moving decided to take off down the route. Jack and I arose around 6:30AM – somehow we

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IM03 – Let the RAGBRAI Spectacle Begin

  Here in Junction City KS, Phil and I hiked across the street this morning to Stacy’s Restaurant. We found it to be a Republican hotbed of conversation. Seems like every other table was discussing the convention or something else wrong with America. Mostly pro-Trump, from what I could tell. We took I-80 and mostly backroads to what we thought was Glenwood Iowa. Unfortunately, our GPS took us to the center of tiny Minneola Iowa instead – not sure why that occurred. More backroads took us to Glenwood, where well outside the town the roads were closed off. We decided

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